Polyolefines

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What are polyolefines made from?
Made from petriochemicals - synthetic.
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What are 2 types of polyolefines?
Polyethylene and polypropylene
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What are the good properties of polyolefines?
Thermoplastic, high strength, resistant to chemicals, good wicking properties, crease-resistant. Non-allergenic.
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What are the negatives of using polyolefines?
Non-absorbent so don't take dye well.
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What are polyolefines used for?
Carpe backing, webbing, fishing nets, ropes, medical and hygiene products, geotextiles.
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What are 2 types of polyolefines?

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Polyethylene and polypropylene

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